Jon Klibonoff, Concert Pianist

Classical, Chamber Music, Male, 2000's, 2010's

JonKlibonoffJon Klibonoff has established a versatile career as orchestra soloist, recitalist and chamber musician throughout the United States and abroad. His many awards include the Silver Medal of the Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition, the Affiliate Artists Xerox Pianists Award, the Pro Musicus Foundation Award, First Prize in the Kosciuszko Chopin Competition, and a Solo Recitalists Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Presently a member of the Bachmann-Klibonoff-Fridman Trio, Carnegie Chamber Players, and Associated Solo Artists, Klibonoff has also appeared as guest artist to numerous chamber music groups including the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and the Shanghai, Miami and Lark String Quartets. For three seasons, he was an artist-in-residence for the "On Air" radio series produced by WQXR classical radio in New York City.

In recital, Mr. Klibonoff has appeared at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall, the 92nd Street Y, the National Gallery, and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. Klibonoff can be heard frequently in collaboration with many instrumentalists including flutist Carol Wincenc, clarinetist David Shifrin, and cellist Yo-Yo Ma.. His many orchestral appearances include the Baltimore, Utah, Buffalo, Denver, and North Carolina Symphonies. He has several CD recordings to his credit including two recordings of twentieth century violin and piano music with violinist Maria Bachmann on the BMG/Catalyst label.

A graduate of The Julliard School and Manhattan School of Music, Klibonoff has been on the faculty of Hunter College, and is professor of music at Concordia College in Bronxville, New York. He resides in Bronxville with his wife Amy and their two children, Madeleine and Noah.

His New York Philharmonic debut is:

Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center 129 West 67 Street
Sunday, April 15, 2012, 3:00 p.m.

DVOŘÁK Piano Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 8
Sheryl Staples, violin;
Rebecca Young, viola
Eric Bartlett, cello;
Jon Klibonoff, piano**

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